IBM (NYSE: IBM) is rolling out a new set of SmartCloud services and software, providing new opportunities for enterprises to move their applications to a cloud model.
The new offerings include the debut of SmartCloud Enterprise 2.0, which is a Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offering. The new SmartCloud will also enable IBM DB2 database-as-a-service as well other IBM applications. IBM isn’t just enabling its cloud for IBM software; the SmartCloud also has a service for SAP ERP applications.
“This announcement takes our cloud capabilities to the next level,” Lauren States, VP and CTO of Cloud Computing at IBM, told InternetNews.com. “We’re adding capability to the portfolio for application development and deployment in the cloud with SmartCloud Application Services.”